Protesters of the House health care bill rallied with GOP lawmakers on Thursday, as pages of the bill were thrown to the crowd to pass along to their representatives during visits to their congressmen's offices.
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A long line of protesters stood outside of Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi's office today after a GOP lawmakers encouraged rally attendees to visit their representatives about the health care bill.
A long-awaited plan to restructure California's water system was passed through the state's legislature on Wednesday.
Today's Water Cooler lineup of off the beaten path online stories are: An Asiatic bear killed two terrorists in Kashmir, will the left risk it all to implement their agenda?, and the USS New York arrives in New York.
In the midst of New York's 23rd District race, a disturbing amendment allowing inmates to volunteer for non-profits was given the thumbs up by New York voters.
Today's Water Cooler lineup of off the beaten path online stories are: Democrats describe 2009 election losses as anti-incumbency, Al Gore's junk science enriches him while hurting the economy, and Obama’s “Bush Did It” Narrative.
Democrat Bill Owens won New York's 23rd congressional seat this evening. Mr. Owens beat Conservative candidate Doug Hoffman by four percentage points. New York Assemblywoman Dede Scozzafava, while already out of the race, was still listed on the ballot today. As a non-candidate this evening, she managed to pull in six percent of the district's vote. It remains to be seen how Ms. Scozzafava's numbers took away or added to from either Mr. Owens's or Mr. Hoffman's final tally.
In the final hours of New York's 23rd District election, Mr. Hoffman's Plattsburgh campaign office reported that a tire of a poll watcher for the Hoffman campaign . However, it turned out the poll watcher's tire caught a glass bottle at some point during his drive to the polls. The Washington Times Water Cooler spoke to Hoffman campaign spokesman Rob Ryan about the incident.
On this election day a stiff tie in the polls for Governor of New Jersey is happening between Democrat incumbent Jon Corzine and Republican challenger Chris Christie.
Today's Water Cooler lineup of off the beaten path online stories are: Scozzafava Robocalls For Democrat Doug Hoffman, Rep. Jim Moran compares the GOP to the Taliban, and New Jersey Democrats pay for Independent Candidate's Robocalls.
The Washington Times Water Cooler spoke with Ron McDougall, husband of former New York GOP 23rd District candidate Dede Scozzafava. Mr. McDougal answered questions about his wife's endorsement of Democrat Bill Owens.
Vice President Joe Biden addressed supporters at a rally for Bill Owens, the Democratic candidate for New York’s 23rd District. The vice president attacked supporters of Conservative candidate for New York's 23rd District Doug Hoffman. In the following clips, he takes shots at Rush Limbaugh and Sarah Palin. Transcript to come.
Today's Water Cooler lineup of off the beaten path online stories are: The AP downplays any importance to GOP wins tomorrow, the drama of New York's 23rd district race continues, and a Washington Post editor punches a reporter.
In a conference call with reporters and bloggers, Doug Hoffman campaign spokesman Rob Ryan addressed his concern about the possibility of ACORN interfering in New York's 23rd district.
The New York State Young Republicans went after New York's 23rd District's former GOP candidate Dede Scozzafava in their endorsement for Conservative candidate Doug Hoffman.